Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Susannah Cahalan

266 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

nonfiction health memoir psychology emotional informative medium-paced


An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller--and inspiration for the major motion picture starring Chlo Grace Moretz--that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman's strugg...

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tense 25%
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mysterious 18%
funny 2%
adventurous 1%


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